Quotations The Best Quotes About The Future  

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The best way to predict the future is to create it. Peter Drucker

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I never think of the future. It comes soon enough. Albert Einstein

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My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there. Charles F. Kettering

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I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that's my one fear: that everything has happened; nothing exciting or new or interesting is ever going to happen again... the future is just going to be a vast, conforming suburb of the soul. J. G. Ballard

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It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future. Yogi Berra

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We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there. Charles F. Kettering

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The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother. Napoleon Bonaparte

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The future influences the present just as much as the past. Friedrich Nietzsche

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When all else is lost, the future still remains. Christian Nevell Bovee

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We all need to take great interest in the future because we will spend the rest of our life there.

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We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

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The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time. Abraham Lincoln

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When I look into the future, it is so bright it burns my eyes. Oprah Winfrey

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That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future. Anatole France

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The future is... black. James Baldwin

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Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. Charlie Chaplin

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The future is purchased by the present. Samuel Johnson

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The trouble with the future is that is usually arrives before we're ready for it. Arnold H. Glasgow

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Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream. Khalil Gibran

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Tomorrow never comes.

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Take no thought for tomorrow; for tomorrow shall take thought for the things of itself. -- Matthew 6:34

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By the street of by-and-by, one arrives at the house of never. Miguel de Cervantes

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I know of no way of judging the future but by the past. Patrick Henry

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All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage. William Blake

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I desire no future that will break the ties with the past. George Eliot

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Future: That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured. Ambrose Bierce

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Upper classes are a nation's past, the middle class its future. Ayn Rand

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We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. George Bernard Shaw

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The child is not to be educated for the present, but for the remote future, and often is opposition to the immediate future. Jean Paul

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The future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now. W. Somerset Maugham

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The future is made of the same stuff as the present. Simone Weil

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I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right. Billy Graham

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Whatever your past has been your future is spotless.

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The future looks extremely bright indeed, with lots of possibilities ahead -- big possibilities. Like the song says, We've just begun. Bruce Lee

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People are always shouting they want to create a better future. It's not true. The future is an apathetic void of no interest to anyone. The past is full of life, eager to irritate us, provoke and insult us, tempt us to destroy or repaint it. The only reason people want to be masters of the future is to change the past. Milan Kundera

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We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. Franklin D. Roosevelt

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The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see. Omar Khayyám

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Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature. Never is life so low or so little as when occupied with the present. Walter Savage Landor

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The past is of no importance. The present is of no importance. It is with the future that we have to deal. For the past is what man should not have been. The present is what man ought not to be. The future is what artists are. Oscar Wilde

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Imagine a baseball thrown thru the air. A high speed camera takes pictures of it showing very great detail -- names, laces, etc. Someone shows you a picture -- can you tell what direction it is travelling? or even if it is moving? NO. You would have to know where it was thrown FROM to know what direction it is going. In times of high change, it's good to know a little bit about the PAST to understand the present freeze frame of the NOW and project to some degree of accuracy where we are GOING (The Future).

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It is extraordinary that whole populations have no projects for the future, none at all. It certainly is extraordinary, but it is certainly true. Gertrude Stein

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The gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present. Percy Bysshe Shelley

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The future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

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The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.

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It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening. H. G. Wells

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The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots. True enough, robots do not rebel. But given man's nature, robots cannot live and remain sane, they become Golems, they will destroy their world and themselves because they cannot stand any longer the boredom of a meaningless life. Erich Fromm

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The young sailor at sea was ordered to climb a mast to adjust a sail during a violent storm. He got halfway up, looked down, got dizzy and sick. An old sailor on deck shouted up to him Look up, son, look up. Young sailor looked up, regained his composure, and completed his mission. Moral: Look ahead, not back.

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It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet. George MacDonald

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America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future. Anne Morrow Lindbergh